Field's Mill & Ferry

Field's Mill & Ferry (HMAMK)

Location: Calhoun, GA 30701 Gordon County
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Country: United States of America
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N 34° 33.932', W 84° 49.981'

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May 16, 1864. Butterfield's (3rd) div. 20th A.C., (US) instead of crossing at McClure's Ferry 2mi. downstream, sought to gain time by moving to Field's — reaching here 11 P.M. Not until noon of the 17th was it across.

Schofield, prevented from crossing his corps (23d) (US) at McClure's, moved the 1st & 2d divs. to Field's, arriving here early the 17th — as did Cox's (3d) div., which had marched via Tilton & Holley.

With Butterfield at Field's, Schofield's A.C. (the left wing of Sherman's advance from Resaca), was held up 24hrs. because of the erratic moves of the 20th Corps.
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
Marker Number064-23
Year Placed1959
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, September 6th, 2014 at 5:22pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 698797 N 3826997
Decimal Degrees34.56553333, -84.83301667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 33.932', W 84° 49.981'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 33' 55.92" N, 84° 49' 58.86" W
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Area Code(s)706, 770
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1444-1798 Owens Gin Rd NE, Calhoun GA 30701, US
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